The founder and man at the helm of Factor 55 is an engineer with an aerospace background who creates and tests everything right here in the USA, at Boise, Idaho. Factor 55 continues to design and manufacture what are arguably the best Closed System Winching™ and recovery products available. Cutting-corners, and making stuff cheaper or offshore is not an option. … Read More
Hellwig Big Wig Anti-Roll Bar Both my Fourth Generation Ram/Cummins 2500s have been frequently or constantly loaded to their Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), and the stock suspensions and chassis have impressed me with their ability to handle maximum loads, including the factory rear stabilizer bar’s ability to tame body-roll. However, when pushing the limits of ratings, sometimes a little … Read More
For years I’ve been casually looking for a good fan for my shop. There are many inexpensive ones, from under $100 to a several hundred, but less than a handful that look like they would last long or work well. At the 2018 SEMA Show I found the Big Ass Fans display near closing time on Thursday. This particular fan, … Read More
At the 2018 SEMA Show, the Diesel Brothers introduced their new Legion tire brand, a collaboration with Cooper Tires. Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All Rights Reserved.
Sometimes the answer is right under our nose. SK 94549, SAE and metric, standard and deep socket set. Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All Rights Reserved Resources: SK Professional Tools
Tread Matters: Tire Selection and Fuel Economy Tires have been a popular subject in magazines for decades, and forums continually see new threads seeking information and expertise. This is partly because they are expensive. They can also provide dramatic style and performance improvements and are an easy upgrade. With so much talk, it is surprisingly difficult to get unbiased, detailed, … Read More
The quotes and links below tell the story well, but let me say that I still love printed, paper maps. We are all using computers right now, and they can be fun, terrific tools. And who would have imagined a GPS in a cell phone just ten years ago? However, when I’m traveling in the backcountry I still primarily rely … Read More
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